ABOUT THIS GAME
Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is a recreation about a fictitious war on one of the Sakhalin islands, a war that is in threat of erupting onto a worldwide scale. The player takes the position of a US soldier, a part of the allied pressure combating towards outnumbering Chinese forces vying for manage of the island. The game facilities on a campaign narrative that offers the participant a variety of roles within the allied forces starting from a Marine Infantry, tank commander, Special Forces and helicopter captain. The game has an super realistic depiction of war with cautious attention to the element of the weapons, system and techniques of the military. The motion is varied from severe fireplace fights thru to slower pace tactical decision making on a way to great tackle the mission targets.
Dragon Rising takes place on the fictitious island of Skira, in May 2011. After the 2008 Global Economic Crisis causes mass unemployment and political destabilization in China, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) capture manipulate of Skira and the substantial, newly discovered reservoir of oil there, from the Russian Federation. Peace talks prove vain as each warring parties lay claim to Skira due to preceding possession of it. The scenario deteriorates quick and China starts offevolved to strengthen its northern provinces in anticipation of armed conflict with Russia. Russia, already countering the PLA at the Chinese mainland, calls to the US to retake Skira from the Chinese. Bound by means of treaty arrangements made after the quit of the Cold War, America agrees and the two biggest armies within the international start to clash on the island.
Skira is primarily based directly on Kiska Island, Alaska.
The real-international island of Kiska (on which the in-recreation island of Skira is without delay based) is placed on the western end of the Aleutian Islands, Alaska and became concerned in WWII. It changed into at one factor liberated through US and Canadian forces after seize by means of Japanese forces. The builders have aimed to copy the 277.698 km2 (107.220 squaremi) correctly to present gamers a sandbox composed of herbal terrain, as opposed to artificially designed or procedurally generated terrain. At one quit is a stratovolcano, 8.5 with the aid of 6.4 km (5.Three via 4.0 mi) in diameter at its base and 1,221 m (4,006 toes) high, and at the bottom of the volcano is a section of low lake lands. A ridge of one,000+ foot mountains runs down one side of the western part of the island while the opposite facet is typically flatter with severa lakes and small waterways. Skira is carefully populated with some towns and extra isolated houses and settlements. An interview with developers counseled that the civilians have all been evacuated in advance of the appearance of US forces